Athlete of the Month
The Team Sheeper Athlete of the Month award is handed out to a member of the team on a monthly basis, 7 or 8 times a year. The AOM is someone who made a notable contribution to the team or did something remarkable. Selection is made by nomination and voting by the membership.
You can nominate anyone and the nomination period is usually during the first week or two of the month. Look for notification that nominations are being sought. When nomination close, the voting starts and once all the votes are tallied, the new AOM is crowned.
Besides bragging rights for a month, our AOM gets some goodies from our gracious sponsors, such as free shoes from TRH, a massage from SMI, gift certificates from GoRide.
Fleet Feet Menlo Park is proud to sponsor this month's athlete who embodies the spirit of Team Sheeper. We believe running can change everything, that an active lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle, and that we all have an athlete hidden within.
May 2014 Athlete of the Month
If you were an energy bar, which flavor would you be?
Oatmeal raison. (oatmeal raison anything)
What is an injury or obstacle you have had to overcome to achieve your goal?
Stop crashing my bike. (so far only flesh wounds)
How many hours a week do you typically train?
8 to 10 hours/week. I rarely ride for more than 2.5 hrs. at any one time.
What is the best piece of advice you would give to a beginner triathlete?
Try to get as many training sessions in as you can. Do as many team sessions as you can manage. Try to get as lean as possible.
What would be your ultimate achievement?
Hope to make at least Honorable Mention next year in USAT rankings.
Where do you draw your inspiration?
Team Sheeper has so many superb athletes to motivate me, but in a extremely supportive way. Anybody that puts in the effort WILL see improvement.